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Upcoming Telugu movies 2020

Upcoming Telugu movies 2020

Anushkha Shetty as Sakshi and Madhavan as Anthony in Nishabham (A Multi-lingual film Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, English, Malayalam)

Ram Pothineni, Nivetha Pethuraj, Amritha Aiyer, Malavika Sharma, Sampath Raj and Vennela Kishore in Red, Remake of tamil langauge film Thadam

Keerthy Suresh, Jagapathi Babu Naveen Chandra in Miss India

Jabbardast Ramprasad in Uma Maheswara Ugra Roopasya

Ravi Teja and Shruti Hassan in Krack

Business quiz 2020

US announces $174 million aid to 64 countries including $2.9 million to India

Northern Indian Railways conducting study to use train coaches as Covid-19 isolation wards

Businesses want insurance companies to pay "loss of profit" due to Covid-19

ITC announces Rs.150 crore Covid-19 contingency fund for vulnerable sections of society

Auto component industry facing production loss Rs.1000-1200 crore per day in lockdown

United Spirits shuts down manufacturing operations in India amid lockdown

Coal India to set up 500 bed COVID hospital in Odisha

SIDBI to provide loans up to Rs 50 lakh to MSEs manufacturing medical supplies to fight Covid-19

Microsoft, P&G and Deloitte are among the companies rope in psychiatrists, experts for emotional counselling of work from home employees

Ministry of Health through a special amendment has categorized hydroxychloroquine (HCQS) drug as a schedule H1 drug- which means it cannot be sold over the counter

2020-2019 Repo rate by RBI

2020-2019 Repo rate by RBI

27th Mar 2020  4.40%

6th Feb 2020    5.15%

5th Dec 2019    5.15.%

4th Oct 2019     5.15%

7th Aug 2019    5.40%

6th Jun 2019     5.75%

4th Apr 2019     6.00%

7th Feb 2019     6.25%

19th March 2020 current affairs quiz

CBSE, ICSE and ISC postpones board exams till March 31st

LIC, Air India, BPCL asset sale delayed due to COVID-19

6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes south of Indonesia's Bali

Pledging its support to the global fight against the pandemic, WhatsApp on Wednesday announced two initiatives -- launch of 'Coronavirus Information Hub' in partnership with the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and UNDP, and a USD 1 million donation.

WhatsApp is working with the WHO and UNICEF to provide messaging hotlines for people around the world

Hyundai launches a BS-VI 2020 2nd generation Creta sports utility vehicle in Bengaluru priced from Rs. 9.99 lakh to Rs.17.20 lakh, ex-showroom across India

Maruti Suzuki India Limited introduced the BS-VI S-CNG variant of its multi-purpose van Eeco. It is priced from Rs 4.64 lakh to Rs 5.06 lakh (both ex-showroom, Delhi).

Rupee at 74.26 against US dollar on 18th March

Epidemic Disease Act 1897 and Disaster Management Act 2005

Epidemic Disease Act 1897 and Disaster Management Act 2005

An Act to provide for the better prevention of the spread of Dangerous Epidemic Diseases.

All the states and union territories of India are advised to invoke the provisions of Section 2 of the Epidemic Disease Act 1897. The home ministry has also prohibited cruise ships, crew, or passengers from coronavirus-hit nations to come to India till March 31 under the act.

The Act was formulated pre-independence mainly to control plague in the late 1800s.

The GOI noted that the powers held by the home ministry under the Disaster Management Act shall be “delegated” to the health ministry so as to prepare India against the outbreak.

Source: indiankanoon, thehindubusinessline

Ugadi Quiz March 2020

Ugadi is the beginning of New Telugu Year

Ugadi is celebrated during the month of Chaitra

Ugadi marks the beginning of Spring

It falls on a different day every year because the Indian calendar is a Lunisolar calendar

Special dish prepared to celebrate Ugadi festival is Ugadi Pachadi

Ugadi Pachadi is made of Neem flower, sugar, tamarind, chilli powder

In Andra Pradesh, a special dish called Bhakshyalu or Bobbatlu (Puran Poli) are prepared on this occasion

In Punjab what is the Ugadi festival is called Baisakhi

Holi Quiz March 2020, Festival of colors, Dhuli, Dhulandi,Phagwah

How is Holi differently termed as?
Festival of colours

In which season Holi is celebrated across India?
Spring (Spring festival)

What is the Full moon day which falls on Holi known as?
Phalgun Purnima or Pooranmashi

What is the time span of Holi celebration?
3 to 16 days

How is Holi known in different languages across India?
Phagwah in Assamee
Dolajatra in Oriya
Dol Jatra or Basantotsav in Bengali

What is the significance of celebrating Holi?
Salvation of Prahlada and burning of Holika is celebrated as holi

How many days holi is celebrated in Mathura?
16 days until Rangapanchmi

Which region connects Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon and Barsana and has become tourist destination during the season of Holi?

Which two countries primarily observe Holi?
India and Nepal

Which other countries also observe Festival of colours following large settlement of Indian diaspora?
Fiji, Guyana, Malaysia, Mauritius, South Africa, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom and United States

Yes Bank Limited Indian Private Sector Bank

Yes Bank Limited estd. 2004, Indian Private Sector Bank

Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Founder: Rana Kapoor and Ashok Kapur

CEO: Ravneet Gill 1st March 2019 - incumbent

Core Business

Corporate and Institutional Banking
Commercial Banking
Investment Banking
Corporate Finance
Financial Marketing
Retail Banking

Yes Bank has a major position in online payments, providing Unified Payments Interface (UPI) services for a number of major companies, such as Airtel, Cleartrip, RedBus, and PhonePe among others. In January 2020, it was responsible for handling 514 million UPI transactions out of 1.31 billion.

2nd March 2020 current affairs quiz

Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in India for

February Rs 1.05 lakh crore
January Rs 1.10 lakh crore

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to produce a helicopter in 10 to 12 tonnes category to replace the Mi-17 fleet

As per Nokia's annual Mobile Broadband India Traffic Index (MBiT) report the average data consumption per user in India is over 11 GB per month

TVS to sell iQube electric scooter in Bengaluru, on-road price at Rs.1.15 lakh

Maruti Suzuki to sell Vitara Brezza in Bengaluru, on-road price at Rs 7.34 lakh to Rs 11.40 lakh

Source: Internet